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Robin Williams' Daughter, Zelda, Returns to Twitter


Jason Merritt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Three weeks after Zelda Williams quit Twitter and said she was "deleting this from my devices for a good long time," the only daughter of the late Robin Williams is back.

She tweeted Monday for the first time since Aug. 13 with a message of "Thank you," which came with a link to her Tumblr.

The Tumblr post has a quote from actor Harvey Fierstein, "Never be bullied into silence."

It continued, "Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself."

This return comes weeks after Williams left Twitter upon seeing some crude remarks from other members on social media regarding her father's suicide.

Those so-called Twitter trolls were suspended.

Zelda, 25, released a statement after Williams was found dead at 63 in an apparent suicide Aug. 11.

"To those he touched who are sending kind words, know that one of his favorite things in the world was to make you all laugh. As for those who are sending negativity, know that some small, giggling part of him is sending a flock of pigeons to your house to poop on your car. Right after you’ve had it washed," she said via a statement.

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— Zelda Williams (@zeldawilliams) September 1, 2014

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Chris Brown Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Assault


Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Chris Brown pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C. superior court, and was sentenced to time served. 

The time served is the four months Chris spent in a California jail earlier this year when it was ruled his involvement in the D.C. incident violated the terms of his probation for assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.

Brown would have faced up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine had he been convicted at trial.

The plea concludes the nearly 11-month-old case that began last October, when Brown, 25, and his bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, were accused of assaulting a man outside of a Washington, D.C. hotel when he tried to take Brown’s picture. Hollosy was found guilty of assault last April, and will be sentenced in November. Brown's trial was delayed in part because Hollosy refused to testify in Brown's trial out of concern doing so would adversely effect his chances to appeal his own conviction.

Prosecutors offered a plea deal to Brown in January and June, both of which Brown rejected. Brown and Hollosy are also looking at a $1.5 million dollar civil suit filed by their victim, the Washington Post reports.


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Dakota Fanning on How She'd Like to Spend Her 21st Birthday


Photo by Patricia Schlein/Star Max/GC Images(NEW YORK) -- It's hard to believe Dakota Fanning isn't 21 yet, considering her career in Hollywood. And although the starlet doesn't hit that milestone birthday until next February, she already has ideas on how she'd like to spend it...and it's not in a bar.

"I was just thinking about it," Fanning told E! News. "I kind of want to go do karaoke even though I'm terrified to do it. But I think if I'm 21 maybe I can have something to help me."

Perhaps Fanning will return to one of reality show star Lisa Vanderpump's restaurants in Los Angeles. "I love Lisa," she said. "I met her actually. I had my 16th birthday at her restaurant before the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills was a thing. I saw this fabulous woman with this cute dog and then it turned out it was Lisa Vanderpump."

Fanning most recently starred in The Last of Robin Hood.

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Jerry Lewis Receives Australian Honor for Muscular Dystrophy Fundraising


Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS(LAS VEGAS) -- Jerry Lewis is no longer involved in the Muscular Dystrophy Association annual telethon that aired Sunday, but he was honored Friday for his decades-long fundraising efforts to find a cure for the disease by Australian officials who presented him with their country’s highest civilian award.

The Las Vegas Sun reports Australian officials with the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, which is not formally associated with the MDA, flew to Las Vegas and honored Lewis as a Member of the Order of Australia. The 88-year-old Lewis received a gold medal and a lapel pin. Lewis has helped raise more than $2 billion for MDA during his 45-year association with the group, and has also visited Australia and raised millions of dollars for that country's MDF.

Sunday's two-hour MDA Show of Strength Telethon on ABC raised more than $56 million.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association severed its fundraising relationship with Lewis after the 2010 MDA Labor Day Telethon.

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"Downton Abbey" Season 5 Trailer Released


Credit: Courtesy of ©Nick Briggs/Carnival Films 2014 for MASTERPIECE(NEW YORK) -- Britain's ITV network has released the trailer for Downton Abbey's fifth season.

According to Deadline.com, Season 5 will open in 1924 as Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain’s first ever Labour Prime Minister. Additionally, Lady Mary, who dealt with her husband Matthew's death last season, will try to figure out how her life moves forward.

The show’s executive producer, Gareth Neame, tells the entertainment website, “We’re always doing twists and turns. I hope we will have a few things that will surprise this year.”

Downton Abbey's fifth season premieres in the U.K. on September 21. As previously announced, it will premiere here in the U.S. January 4 on PBS.

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Snoop Dogg Drops in on Chicago Couple's Wedding


ABC/Randy Holmes(CHICAGO) -- Two newlyweds in Chicago got a unique wedding photo Sunday, when Snoop Dogg dropped in and crashed their nuptials.

A photographer for Allusion Photography, which had shot the wedding ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago, spotted the rapper as he stepped out of a limo, according to the photography studio's president, Sherry Hagerman.

The groom's mother, Mary Rose Frank, told the photographer "she was Snoop's biggest fan," and the photographer convinced the artist's entourage to make the introduction, Hagerman said.

"They had a great conversation and a ton of laughs inside the bar," she said. "Snoop was a blast to be around."

Snoop Dogg, who performed at the North Coast Music Festival on Sunday, posted a photo of himself and the smiling couple, Joe Scheller and Neesha Ghadiali, on his Instagram account.

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Survivor Lead Singer Jimi Jamison Dead at 63


Photo by Ragnar Singsaas/Redferns via Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  Jimi Jamison, the lead singer of the rock band Survivor, has died, the band announced. Jamison was 63.

“Survivor is very shocked & saddened by the passing of our brother Jimi Jamison,” the band wrote on its Twitter page. “Our thoughts, love & prayers go out to his friends and family.”

Jamison grew up in Tennessee, meeting music icon Elvis Presley when he was 10 years old – a chance encounter in a drug store. He later fronted a local band, Target, during the 1970s.

He first found national fame in the early 1980s as the lead singer of the band Cobra.

But his biggest successes came after joining Survivor. The group had drawn international acclaim for 1982’s “Eye of the Tiger” from the hit movie Rocky III, but struggled to replicate the song’s success. In 1983, lead singer Dave Bickler was forced to leave Survivor due to vocal issues.

Jamison initially wasn’t interested in joining Survivor because the group was more pop-focused than his previous acts.

“I really didn’t want to do it, because I was in a heavy band, I always played really heavy music, and their stuff was a little lighter than I was used to,” he said of Survivor in a 2008 interview with Living Legends Music.

But Jamison joined on, and a string of hits followed – “I Can’t Hold Back,” “High on You” and “The Search Is Over,” as well as “Burning Heart,” which was featured in the movie Rocky IV.

Jamison was one of the great power-ballad singers, a tour de force vocal presence that was perfect for energetic arena rock.

Jamison contributed that energy for the theme song of TV’s Baywatch, co-writing and singing “I’m Always Here” for the popular television series.

In recent years he returned to Survivor – that’s him pumping up office climber “Glen” in a popular 2005 Starbucks Doubleshot commercial – and also released his third solo album, 2012’s “Never Too Late.”

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New "Once Upon a Time Trailer" Teases the Arrival of Elsa from "Frozen"


ABC/Katie Yu(NEW YORK) -- Winter has come a little early to Storybrooke, Maine, the fictional location of ABC's fairy tale drama series Once Upon a Time.

In a new trailer teasing the show's upcoming fourth season, Elsa, from Disney's blockbuster film Frozen, is seen walking past some of the town's signature landmarks, leaving a chill in her wake.

The trailer also shows Elsa getting a chilly reception from Once Upon a Time's other characters.

Fringe actress Georgina Haig has been tapped to play the Disney princess with the power to produce ice, snow and frost.

John Rhys-Davies, who played the dwarf Gimli in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, will play Pabbie, whose healing powers in Frozen helped Elsa’s sister Anna. Tyler Jacob Moore, who plays Tony Markovich on Showtime's Shameless, will play Hans, Frozen's good prince-turned-bad prince from the Southern Isles.

The fourth season of Once Upon a Time premieres September 28 on ABC.

Disney is the parent company of ABC.

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FBI Is 'Addressing' Massive Celebrity Photo Hack


ABC/Rick Rowell(NEW YORK) -- The FBI said Monday it is "aware" that someone has leaked nude photos purporting to be pictures of dozens of A-list celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton and is "addressing the matter."

The feds made its statement as celebrities were outraged over the hacked photos.

The statements came in response to the release of photos purportedly of dozens of celebrities in various states of undress. The photos first appeared on an image sharing site called 4chan.

It's not clear how the photos were obtained or whether they are all genuine.

"This is a flagrant violation of privacy," a spokesperson for Lawrence told ABC News. "The authorities have been contacted and will prosecute anyone who posts the stolen photos of Jennifer Lawrence."

Upton's attorney, Lawrence Shire, echoed those sentiments.

"This is obviously an outrageous violation of our client, Kate Upton's, privacy," he said. "We intend to pursue anyone disseminating or duplicating these illegally obtained images to the fullest extent possible."


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Meantime, a representative for Ariana Grande called her allegedly leaked photos "completely fake."

Singer Victoria Justice did the same via Twitter, writing "These so called nudes of me are FAKE people. Let me nip this in the bud right now. *pun intended*"

Actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead said she had deleted the photos later posted of her, saying on Twitter, "To those of you looking at photos I took with my husband years ago in the privacy of our home, hope you feel great about yourselves. Knowing those photos were deleted long ago, I can only imagine the creepy effort that went into this. Feeling for everyone who got hacked."

"Even if you have deleted those photos from your phone, often times they've already been uploaded into the cloud," said Clifford Neuman, the director of the USC Center for Computer System Security. "When you deleted them from the phone, they continue to exist."

Representatives for other celebrities who allegedly were hacked didn't immediately return calls for comment.

Hacking of celebrities' personal accounts has happened before. In a separate case in 2012, a Florida man was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to hacking into email accounts and stealing compromising photos of celebrities, including Scarlet Johansson, Mila Kunis and Christina Aguilera.

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Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg Get Married


ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) -- Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg tied the knot Sunday in Chicago.

The former co-host of The View wore a strapless, white gown with a see-through white veil. The couple was wed at the Hotel Baker in the Chicago suburb of St. Charles, Illinois.

The Blue Bloods actor proposed to McCarthy this past April with a 10-carat yellow sapphire ring. Her son, Evan, helped his new step-father pop the question.

"Of course, I said, 'Yes,'" McCarthy said of the proposal a few days later on The View.

This is the second marriage for both.

Donnie's brother Mark and his family were not on hand; they were in Los Angeles celebrating the birthday of Ella Rae, Mark's eldest daughter -- and incidentally Donnie's goddaughter. While they weren't at the wedding -- which some tabloids chalked up to Mark's not approving of McCarthy -- Mark and his clan in fact Instagrammed a video sending their love to the happy couple.

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Carrie Underwood Announces She's Pregnant


Ethan Miller/Getty Images via ABC(NEW YORK) -- Puppies, babies -- Labor Day couldn't get any cuter for country star Carrie Underwood.

The American Idol alum, 31, revealed she's having a baby by posting a sweet picture with her dogs.

"In honor of "Labor" Day...Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement. Their parents couldn't be happier!" she wrote. The picture features her two dogs wearing shirts, saying they are going to be a big brother and big sister to a new baby.

This is the first child for Underwood, who married hockey star Mike Fisher in 2010.

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Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg Are Married


Charles Sykes/Bravo(NEW YORK) -- Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg are husband and wife!

The couple were married Sunday, McCarthy's rep told ABC News.

Wahlberg, 45, proposed to McCarthy, 41, this past April, with a 10-carat yellow sapphire ring. Her son, Evan, helped his new step-father pop the question, which made the moment even more special for the former View host.

"Of course I said, 'Yes,'" she said of the proposal, adding, "In that moment, Evan yelled, 'I have another dad!' and it made all of us cry."

Wedding planning came next, and McCarthy knew exactly how she wanted to look on her big day.

"It's my second wedding and with me being older, I don't want to look like a virgin bride," she said. "I want to look classy and elegant and age appropriate."

This is the second marriage for both.

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Labor Day Binge Watching -- What's New on Netflix for September


Weinstein Company(NEW YORK) -- It's Labor Day and if you are not with your family grilling burgers and hot dogs on this national holiday, then maybe you should gather around the TV and binge watch some of your favorite shows and movies.

There are tons of new September selections on Netflix, according to the Huffington Post.

Available Sept. 1
Shows
Californication Seasons 1-7
Chasing UFOs Season 1
Doomsday Preppers Seasons 1-3
Hinterland Season 1
Unsealed: Alien Files Season 1
Zero Hour Seasons 1-3

Movies
A Simple Plan
Cool Runnings
Crocodile Dundee
Detention
Flubber
Girl Rising
Girlfight
Good Morning, Vietnam
Guess Who
Hoodwinked
Jay and Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie
Lords of Dogtown
Mirage Men
School of Rock
Small Apartments
Swiss Family Robinson
The Believers
The Blue Lagoon
The Unbelievers


Available Sept. 2
Shows
The League Season 5

Available Sept. 5

Shows
Trailer Park Boys
Movies
All is Lost

Available Sept. 6
Movies
Kid Cannabis
Le Week-End
Refuge
Your Sister's Sister


Available Sept. 7
Shows
The Blacklist Season 1

Available Sept. 9
Movies
Who Is Dayani Cristal?

Available Sept. 10

Shows
Crash & Bernstein Season 2
Movies
Deadly Code

Available Sept. 11
Movies
A Single Man
Dennis Miller: America 180
Filth
The Moment

Available Sept. 12-13
Movies
Grace Unplugged Sept. 12; Justin and the Knights of Valor Sept. 13

Available Sept. 14
Shows
About a Boy Season 1
Arrow Season 2

Available Sept. 16
Shows
Bones Season 9
New Girl Season 3
Movies
Beginners
One Day
Silver Linings Playbook


Available Sept. 17
Shows
The Fosters Season 2
Movies

3 Days to Kill

Available Sept. 22
Shows

Revolution Season 2

Available Sept. 25

Movies

The Double

Available Sept. 26
Shows

How I Met Your Mother Season 9
Parks and Recreation Season 6

Available Sept. 27
Movies

Bad Grandpa

Available Sept. 28
Shows

Comic Book Men Season 3
The Walking Dead Season 4

Available Sept. 29-30
Movies

Lullaby Sept. 29
Killing Them Softly Sept. 30

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Jessa Duggar Is 'Super Excited' About Having Children


TLC(NEW YORK) -- Jessa Duggar and her fiancé Ben Seewald have already begun planning their wedding.

They've also started talking about having children too.

"Whatever God's plan is, we’d be good with that!" Duggar told ABC News, when asked how many babies they'd like to have. "It's probably not possible for me to have 19 kids naturally, but we might adopt and get up to that number."

Duggar, 21, recently announced that she and Seewald, 19, hoped to be wed before the year was out. The planning will be featured on her family's reality TV show, 19 Kids & Counting, which premieres Sept. 2 on TLC, as well the baby talk -- not that they're letting it get to them just yet.

"We both love kids," she said. "We'll play it by wear as we go along. We’ll see how it goes!"

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Boy Band Heartthrobs Jordan Knight and Nick Carter to Drop Album Tuesday


Charles Sykes/Bravo(NEW YORK) -- Jordan Knight and Nick Carter made hearts flutter when they both appeared in two of the biggest boy bands of all-time.

They hope they can do it again by working together.

They're calling themselves Nick & Knight, and will release an album Tuesday, along with the video for their first single, "One More Time."

The pair announced their partnership on Good Morning America in April.

Knight was part of the New Kids on the Block and Carter belonged to the Backstreet Boys. After their time with their respective bands, Carter and Knight each pursued successful solo careers.

The 44-year-old Knight, who is married with two children, says he might sneak in a song from Prince into the upcoming stage show. Carter may do a version of Lenny Kravitz's "Are You Gonna Go My Way."

For Carter, 34, it's part of a personal and professional reboot that started with his marriage this year to 31-year-old actress Lauren Kitt. Viewers will get an up-close look at Carter and Kitt's relationship in the upcoming reality TV show, I Heart Nick Carter.

Carter and Knight's 37-city tour will start in Nashville later this month. Their shows will feature songs from their new album plus plenty of their respective bands' biggest hits.


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